Vintage Fishing Book, Nymph Fishing For Chalk Stream Trout By Skues.
A 1st edition angling book by G.E.M. Skues entitled 'Nymph Fishing For Chalk Stream Trout' and published by Adam & charles Black, 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London, W.1, 1939. This is a hard back copy with original brown binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Title page printed in black, frontispiece image of Nymph Pattrns 1 to 15.
Inside the front cover there is a bookplate of Maurice Riesco.
A bookplate, or ex libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book, to express ownership. By the late 19th century, bookplates had developed into a highly imaginative form of miniature art.